China Shipping, OlliL, Flickr Creative Commons

The New Silk Road: Economic Imperialism in the...

Beijing’s multibillion dollar Belt and Road Initiative - a so-called "Chinese Marshall Plan" - is a state-backed campaign for global dominance in...

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Plague of Athens by Michiel Sweerts, c. 1652–1654

Study Guides: Epidemics Throughout The Ages

In an increasingly interconnected and peaceful world, disease remains one of the greatest fears of the modern age, especially the outbreak of a ‘superbug’.

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Cooking fish with Theo Molyvos in Lesvos

Ten Great Global Recipes

One of the things we have enjoyed the most about travelling the world is EATING the world! And the best part? Even when you can't travel, you can get a...

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Podcast: The Jews of Crete

Podcast: The Jews of Crete

Ian Cross speaks to Katerina Anagnostaki of the Etz Hayyim Synogogue in Chania about the tragic fate of the Jews of Crete.

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Coronavirus Surgical Mask

World’s Deadliest Plagues

In an age of advanced medical technology and innovation it is hard to imagine a time where the flu could be deadly...

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Hepburn Wind Turbines

World’s Biggest: Wind Farms

We look at some of the world's biggest and most impressive Wind farms. Wind farms currently make up some of the most ambitious green projects in the...

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Raising the flag on Iwo Jima. Photograph by Joe Rosenthal

Study Guide: WWII in the Pacific

Japanese imperialism was seen as brazen disregard of the League of Nations, a precursor to the UN, increasing tensions between Japan and the West.

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March St Patrick's Day New York, Salon NYC, Flickr Creative Commons

WOW: What’s On Where In March

In March there’s a whole heap of discoveries to be made around the world, from sheep shearing competitions in New Zealand to Saint Patrick's Day...

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WW2 Memorial Europe

Study Guide: WWII in Europe

The First World War had left much of Europe in ruins. While the Treaty of Versailles aimed to repair Europe, Germany in particular felt aggrieved.

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